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REGISTER FOR SPRING 2018 MEETING AT SAINT ANSELM – APRIL 14

Please join us for the 100th meeting of the New England Historical Association, to be held at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics on the campus of Saint Anselm College in Goffstown / Manchester, NH on Saturday, April 14, 2018. We have planned special teaching sessions for middle and high school history / social studies teachers in the two morning sessions. The day also includes our annual luncheon business meeting, election of officers, and a department chairs’ council in the afternoon. Online registration is now…

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CFP for Spring 2018 Now Open

Current Call for Papers The Spring 2018 NEHA meeting will be held on April 14, 2018 at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, NH. Please download / post / share our flyer. NEHA_CFP_Spr18 The New England Historical Association embraces not only the history of our own region of New England and the United States, but is equally concerned with European and World History. As always, the program committee welcomes proposals on any subject, period, or geographical area from scholars within or outside the New England region.…

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Successful Fall Conference; Nathaniel Philbrick Wins Book Prize

We enjoyed a successful fall conference hosted by Eastern Connecticut State in late October 2017, and we thank all those who worked hard on the program and local arrangements. The NEHA Book Award Committee is pleased to announce that the winner of the 2017 J. P. Hanlan Book Award is Nathaniel Philbrick for his outstanding monograph Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution (Penguin Books, 2016).

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NEHA Statement on Charlottesville, Racism and History

August 23, 2017 NEHA Statement on Charlottesville The New England Historical Association condemns, in the strongest possible terms, white supremacy, racism, anti-Semitism, and all other acts of bigotry. We also reject the false equivalencies drawn between the actions of hate groups, and those who protested against them. While recent conversations have understandably focused on the incidents of white supremacy in Charlottesville, we urge people to remember that our country has a long and troubled history when it comes to racism, and one from which other…

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NEHA Endorses ASALH Statement Against Symbols of Intolerance and Hatred

The NEHA Executive Board endorses this May 12, 2017 statement by Evelyn Higgenbotham, president of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History, and expresses its institutional commitment to these shared goals alongside our colleagues: The Association for the Study of African American Life and History decries the messages of hate and harm that have appeared in recent weeks, as was the case when a lynching noose was placed in the National Museum of African American History and Culture and when death…

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NEHA President’s Message – Spring 2017

Dear Colleagues, In the aftermath of an immensely successful conference at Rivier University this past October, and in anticipation of our convening at Salem State University in April, I am pleased to report that the state of NEHA as an association is healthy, vibrant, and advancing. Although you may expect to learn more fully about the range of initiatives and activities undertaken when we assemble next month, suffice it to say we have recently been able to progress in certain key areas with uncommon speed,…

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Spring is Coming: THATCamp NewEngland, NEHA Conf and Regional Chairs’ Meeting

It might be snowing now, but spring events are coming! NEHA is proud to be a sponsor for THATCamp New England 2017 (The Humanities and Technology Camp unconference), to be held at Boston’s Wentworth Institute of Technology on Saturday March 25. As of the morning of Feb 7th, there are under 20 slots left, so register soon! More info here. We look forward to our April 22 meeting at Salem State University and program chair Troy Paddock is still accepting paper and panel proposals until…

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